Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Real American Baseball: The Midwest League-- Possible Road Trip

From the LumberKing 2013 Souvenir Book.  Location and affiliation.

BELOIT SNAPPERS--  Beloit, Wisconsin--  Atletics

BOWLING GREEN HOT RODS--  Bowling Green, Kentucky  (I think they should be the Vettes or Corvettes right, Denny.)--  Rays

BURLINGTON BEES--  Burlington, Iowa--  Angels

CEDAR RAPIDS KERNELS--  Cedar Rapids, Iowa--  Twins

CLINTON LUMBERKINGS--  Clinton, Iowa--  Mariners

DAYTON DRAGONS--  Dayton, Ohio--  Reds

FORT WAYNE TINCAPS--  Fort Wayne, Indiana--  Padres

GREAT LAKES LOONS--  Midland, Minnesota--  Dodgers

KANE COUNTY COUGARS--  Geneva, Illinois--  Cubs

LAKE COUNTY CAPTAINS-- Eastlake, Ohio--  Indians

LANSING LUGNUTS--  Lansing, Michigan--  Blue Jays

PEORIA CHIEFS--  Peoria, Illinois--  Cardinals

QUAD CITY RIVER BANDITS--  Davenport, Iowa--  Astros

SOUTH BEND SILVER HAWKS--  South Bend, Indiana--  Diamondbacks

WEST MICHIGAN WHITECAPS--  Comstock Park, Michigan--  Tigers

WISCONSIN TIMBER RATTLERS--  Appleton, Wisconsin--  Brewers

I remember seeing the Appleton Foxes and Kenosha (Wis) Twins who moved to Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Perhaps there is a great road trip in the making here.

A Minor League Road Trip. Sixteen Teams in Two Weeks? --RoadDog

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